Little People, Big Dreams - Martin Luther King Jr.
Discover the life Martin Luther King Jr., the inspiring minister and civil rights activist.
* 2021 EUREKA! Nonfiction Children’s Honor Book
Little Martin grew up in a family of preachers: his dad was a preacher, his uncle was a preacher, his grandfather was a preacher…so maybe he’d become a great preacher too. One day, a friend invited him to play at his house. Martin was shocked when his mother wouldn’t let him in because he was black. That day he realised there was something terribly unfair going on. Martin believed that no one should remain silent and accept something if it's wrong. And he promised himself that when he grew up he’d fight injustice with the most powerful weapon of all: words. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the inspiring activist’s life.
Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
- Published: January 7, 2020
- ISBN: 9780711245662
- Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 32
- Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
- Illustrator: Mai Ly Degnan
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